THE EXCAVATION OF TUNNELS THROUGH FRIABLE ROCKS IN THE USSR /FRENCH/

AFTER BRIEFLY RECALLING THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SHIELD DRIVING, THE AUTHORS GIVE A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE METHODS AND EQUIPMENT USED ON THREE CONSTRUCTION SITES IN THE USSR WHERE WORK IS CARRIED OUT IN ROCKS OF AN 80-BAR MAXIMUM HARDNESS. THE ADVANTAGES OF THE METHODS DESCRIBED ARE DISCUSSED WITH REGARD TO THEIR COSTS, SPEED AND SAFETY. EXCAVATION METHODS USED FOR SATURATED SOIL ARE ALSO PRESENTED. /LCPC/RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 49, No 10, PP 689-705, 11 FIG, 1 TAB
  • Corporate Authors:

    Rev De L'industrie Minerale /France

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  • Publication Date: 1967-10

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  • Accession Number: 00214884
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 24 1994 12:00AM